Jumpstart Your Writing

Do you love to write, but hate the obstacles? Tired of battling with writer's block? Then it’s time to jumpstart your writing! These courses are for writers of all levels who are stalled, blocked, or otherwise frustrated with their writing.

Join Barbara DeMarco-Barrett, author of the writing guide Pen On Fire and host of the radio show Writers On Writing, in courses designed to tame the demons that get between you and your writing.

Here you’ll learn techniques for improving your craft and making your writing flow in a variety of types of writing—fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Whether you are just beginning to write or an experienced scribe looking to recharge, you’ve come to the right place.

Notes

These are cross-genre courses, applicable to any kind of prose or poetry writing.

As podcasts are used, students should be comfortable accessing audio programming online.

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The instructor truly wants you to succeed. Her course is a great invitation to step into your inner spotlight.
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Jumpstart Your Writing | Level I

10-week Workshop

Online info, tuition: $399 (returning students: $369)
Registration fee $25, paid once per term

One-on-One tuition: $1745 Request consultation


Premium class: discounts do not apply

This course helps students clear away the impediments—hesitations, false starts, and fears—that plague writers. Course components:

  • Lectures
  • Writing exercises
  • Workshopping of student projects (each student presenting work two times)

Jumpstart Your Writing I is open to writers of all levels. Students must be 18 years or older.

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Jumpstart Your Writing | Level II

10-week Workshop

Online info, tuition: $399 (returning students: $369)
Registration fee $25, paid once per term

One-on-One tuition: $1745 Request consultation


Premium class: discounts do not apply

This course helps writers identify and overcome obstacles to writing; build and sustain momentum; and to develop a personal creative practice, and keep it going. Course components:

  • Lectures
  • Writing exercises
  • Workshopping of student projects (each student presenting work two times)

Prerequisite: Jumpstart Your Writing I (10-week)

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3.00 CEUs

Not available at this time.